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Multi-language platform.

Status: Planned 13 Votes
Ken T
Sep 28, 2022 8:56 PM
OR Team Member Joined Aug, 2019 922 posts

Yes, we do plan on adding multi-language capabilities for property listings, as well as (in the longer term) for OwnerRez overall.  We've been making some structural changes to support this, so you'll see additional features over time.

Fabian Z
Jan 7, 2021 8:24 PM
Joined Nov, 2020 13 posts

I switched from Lo... to OwnerRez and am very happy.
The ONE feature I am actually missing is being able to have my site in different languages since I manage multiple properties in the Miami market and we get a lot of people visiting from South America.

I can even help with the translations if needed :)

Bernard C
May 20, 2021 3:49 AM
Joined May, 2021 2 posts

I am actually making an assessment of Ownerrez (on a mock website) and studied its features before asked several questions etc. It never came to my mind that it was not multi-language... What a pity, because so far it looks great.
I hope it's on its way as there is no way using a booking system for international tourism without multi-language.

Ken T
May 20, 2021 10:42 AM
OR Team Member Joined Aug, 2019 922 posts

We're working in this direction, for sure. At the moment, most browsers support auto-translation capability, and our new Tags feature makes it possible to have different email templates in different languages that are used for different properties or specific guests.

Bernard C
May 21, 2021 2:54 AM
Joined May, 2021 2 posts

Thanks Ken.
In the meantime I have seen that the enquiry widget (for instance) can be set in different languages. It's a debut but other pages/steps to bookings remain in English.

Ken T
May 21, 2021 9:35 AM
OR Team Member Joined Aug, 2019 922 posts

Well put! It is, as you say, a debut - we know there is much more work to be done in this area, and it will be done by degrees over time.

Team Vacation Rentals Cape Coral B
Jan 16, 2022 3:55 PM
Joined Nov, 2021 1 post

I would also love to have the possibility to have OwnerRez in another language than English only.

I manage a website for vacation rentals in Florida, but almost half of our guests are German. Most of them don't speak English, so the German translation is really necessary. Up to now I did not find a way yet to have the language selector on my website work flawless. I can view pages in German, but when I click an available house, I get automatically forwarded to the English version.

Does anyone know how to solve that? (for the property there's only one URL available)

A previous booking provider had the option to have the property page translated. That did the trick. 

I hope OwnerRez will really make multi language available.

 

Maarten H
Sep 22, 2022 10:22 AM
Joined Jul, 2022 10 posts

VRBO Spain, where my listing is, are asking me for to add in my PMS (OwnerRez) as headline and description in Spanish. This is a requirement to activate the API sync. I don't think it is unreasonable, Vrbo will want to cater for the local market in Spanish not English.

They say most PMS have that option. However, I do not see it. How can I achieve this? 

UPDATE: per suggestion of the OR Helpdesk, I created another listing specifically for the Vrbo Spain API connection. It is actually quite easy to create a Duplicate and then batch copy the rates.

Ken T
Sep 28, 2022 8:56 PM
OR Team Member Joined Aug, 2019 922 posts

Yes, we do plan on adding multi-language capabilities for property listings, as well as (in the longer term) for OwnerRez overall.  We've been making some structural changes to support this, so you'll see additional features over time.